75 year old man with shortness of breath with minimal exertion

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History

75 year old man complains of shortness of breath with minimal exertion. Lips have a bluish tint.

Physical Exam
Blood pressure is normal.
Pulse rate is 95 bpm.
Occasional expiratory wheeze is noted.


Test Results

Normal thyroid function tests.
Failed six minute walking test.




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